You probably already know about the benefits of vitamin E as a powerful antioxidant and an anti-inflammatory. While vitamin E certainly has a great reputation in those areas, it also has some very beneficial qualities for keeping skin in top condition, particularly during summer when your patients are spending a great deal of time outside. How can vitamin E oil keep skin in top shape while your patients are out having fun in the sun this summer?
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) reports that, just as the human body changes over time, so too does the human mind. For instance, certain parts of the brain begin to shrink and, in some cases, blood flow rates can become minimized and neurological communication reduced . The NIA stresses that not all of the changes are bad, such as having the ability to use the knowledge gained from a lifetime of experiences to learn and better understand new things or improve upon language-related skills. But others aren’t quite so enjoyable, namely those related to difficulties focusing on the task at have or having increased trouble with finding the right words.
As you likely already know, the diet and weight loss industry brings in billions of dollars each year. In 2017 alone, the diet industry brought in $66 billion dollars of revenue, which included books, weight-loss programs such as Weight Watchers, supplements and gym memberships. Interestingly, more Americans these days are looking at a less structured, more wellness-focused approach to their weight-loss goals. A recent poll in Fortune magazine found out that 77 percent of those surveyed said that their fitness efforts centered on eating healthier, rather than actually dieting.
Honey has been used as a natural sweetener for thousands of years. It is prominently featured in many cuisines from around the world. As often happens with food ingredients in various cultures, such as turmeric and garlic, they also serve as powerful medicinal agents for centuries. Honey is no exception in this regard, particularly manuka honey. What is manuka honey, what makes it so special, and what conditions does it treat?
One of the most ubiquitous dishes to come out of Asia―particularly India―is curry. It features a pungent sauce, in a distinctive golden-yellow color, that is often paired with rice and some form of vegetables and meat. Different regions have different takes on the dish, but all feature the same basic curry sauce, which has curcumin as one of its base ingredients. Recently, research from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) appears to show that curcumin may also help slow down or prevent memory loss.